• Baptizing in water "for the remission of sins." (Acts 2:38)

  • Teaching sinners are not saved by "works" of merit (Ephesians 2:8-9), but rather by works of humble obedience (Luke 17:10; Matthew 7:21; James 2:24)

  • Observing the Lord's supper on the first day of every week (Acts 20:7)

  • Using one loaf of unleavened bread as a symbol of the Lord's one body (1 Corinthians 10:16-17)

  • Using one cup as a symbol of the one new covenant the Lord made with His people (1 Corinthians 11:25)

  • Using unfermented grape juice as a symbol of His shed blood (Matthew 26:27-28)

  • Singing without instrumental accompaniment (Ephesians 5:19)

  • Having one man teach at a time (1 Corinthians 14:34-35)

  • Promoting the new covenant as the final authority in religious matters (Colossians 2:14; Hebrews 9:15-17)

  • Promoting membership in the church as essential to salvation (Acts 20:28; Ephesians 5:23; Acts 2:41, 47)

  • Promoting Jesus as the only head of the church (Ephesians 1:22-23; 4:4; John 10:16)

  • Promoting unity as achievable only when Christians submit to the authority of the New Testament Scriptures (John 17:17-21; 2 Timothy 3:16-17)

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